Dhaka, June 12 -- Bangladesh has sought the support of the international community for its candidate in the upcoming election for the position of Deputy Director-General (DDG) of the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

Bangladesh has floated the candidacy of its Foreign Secretary M Shahidul Haque for the post.

Bangladesh sought the support during 'Eid Reunion' in honour of foreign diplomats hosted by Bangladesh Permanent Mission in New York on Tuesday.

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam said Bangladesh has emerged as a responsible state under the dynamic and pragmatic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Referring to Bangladesh's long and deep involvement with international migration discourse, he s...